Meet Chris Appleton as Kim Kardashian’s hairstylist appears on the Hulu show
Two episodes of the newest Kardashian reality show have aired and the series is a huge hit with fans.
Variety exclusively reported that it was Hulu’s most-watched premiere and the most-watched “Star Originals” series on Disney+, which doesn’t include Marvel or Star Wars titles.
The family made the decision to end their former E! Pin up keeping up with the Kardashians after 20 seasons in 2021 before signing a new contract with the Disney subscription service.
Viewers around the world tuned in to the new show, which delves deeper into the personal lives of Kim, Khloe, Kourtney, Kris, Kylie and Kendall than ever before.
One person who has appeared in both episodes before is Kim’s hairdresser, but who is he? Meet Chris Appleton…
Who is Chris Appleton?
Chris is a 38 year old British hairdresser from Leicester. However, he soon made his way to Hollywood and is now based in Los Angeles.
He’s worked with a slew of big names, including Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Kylie Jenner, Rita Ora, Dua Lipa, and Jennifer Lopez, and even did JLo’s Super Bowl hair.
Chris is also an internet personality, with 2.5 million followers on Instagram, where he regularly posts about his daily life.
In his biography, he reveals that he is the global creative director of Color Wow and has modeled for IMG Models Worldwide.
Before coming out as gay, he was in a relationship with a woman named Katie Katon and has two children with her, Kitty Bly and Billy.
In his career
As reported by Grazia, he was interested in hair from an early age and used to style his mother’s hair as a child.
He got his first job in a barbershop at the age of 13 and honed his craft and built his clientele until he hit the top prize tier in the salon.
However, he always had a desire to do more than just work at a local salon and always traveled to London to find out more and help other stylists.
After graduating in hair color, he started helping backstage at fashion shows and won the BBC contest. Young hairdresser of the year before moving to London to work on The X Factor and with Rita Ora.
At that time he was well known in the world of celebrity hairdressers and even Jennifer Lopez’s team contacted Los Angeles, but he had to decline as he was still based in London.
In 2016 he decided to move to Los Angeles where his first job was working on a JLo music video. Then he continued to work with Christina Aguilera, Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, Adele and Kim Kardashian.
Now, he is one of the most popular celebrity hairstylists and his career continues to grow.
The first time he met Kim
Kim interviewed Chris for Gay Times and they talked about the first time they met.
The hairdresser revealed that he was asked to do his hair at his old house. “That was when we did the short, blunt wig. It was something you had never done before and we were both so excited! he said.
“My first impressions were that you were really happy to try and explore different looks. I remember you walked in and said, ‘Hi, I’m Kim. I’m excited to be working with you. I heard you were the best,” he continued.
She also revealed that she loves how fun, different and creative the job is, and the couple have created hundreds of amazing looks together.
Chris has been styling Kim for years and in addition to working together, they seem to be great friends.
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